Frequently Asked Questions

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  • How long do you have to get a lawyer after a car accident? image

    How long do you have to get a lawyer after a car accident? In Kentucky, you should hire a lawyer as fast as possible after a car crash.  You have two years from the date of the crash to file a lawsuit, but waiting too long to hire a lawyer can harm your case.  If …
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  • What is the average payout for whiplash? image

    What is the average payout for whiplash? There is no average payout for whiplash. Your payout will be determined by the crash, injuries, medical bills, lost wages, loss of future impairment, what time of year it is, and what insurance company is handling the claim. The larger your damages the bigger your payout. Insurance companies …
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  • What is meant by “neglect” in a nursing home abuse case? image

    Neglect in a nursing home abuse case can mean a variety of things including: failure to attend to the health needs of the patient, causing harm by lack of appropriate care, or negligence in decision making and execution of care. A personal injury or nursing home abuse lawyer can help you determine if a loved …
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  • Is being in a phone conversation still dangerous, even if it’s “hands free”? Does using a hands-free device make the driver more at fault? image

    Anything that can take your attention away from the roadway and act of driving is potentially dangerous.  This includes hands free talking.  While this type of communication is arguably better than texting and driving you can still harm or kill someone through distracted driving of any sort.  If you or a loved one has been …
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  • Can I sue my neighbor for a dog bite? image

    Can I sue my neighbor for a dog bite? You can sue your neighbor for a dog bite if the bite injures you.  First call the police and animal control. You will need to seek medical treatment to document your claim.  Pain and suffering, medical expenses, lost wages, loss of future, income, and emotional trauma …
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  • What should I do if I am involved in an accident at WINKLER AV & S 4TH ST? image

    WINKLER AV & S 4TH ST ranks #18 on Kentucky’s top 40 most dangerous intersections. This intersection is located in Jefferson county and has seen over 106 total crashes on record with the Kentuckiana Regional Planning & Development Agency. There are over 40 injuries recorded at the intersection of  WINKLER AV & S 4TH ST and 1 recorded …
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  • Can I sue my childcare provider for giving my child food poisoning? image

    In Kentucky you can sue your childcare provider for giving your child food poisoning if you can show negligence on behalf of the facility. An example is rotten food. If the facility provides rotten food and your child is sick that would be evidence of negligence. A consultation with a personal injury lawyer should be …
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  • Can I sue for Pool slide injuries to myself or my child? image

    You can sue for pool slide injuries to yourself and/or your child.  A pool slide must be safe.  If the slide is not safe and someone is injured as a result than the owner of the slide is liable for damages. In Kentucky these damages include medical expenses, past – present -future pain and suffering, …
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  • Does insurance pay for a dog bite injury? image

    Does insurance pay for a dog bite injury? Insurance pays for a dog bite injury if the bite is covered by the insurance policy.  In Kentucky, some insurers exclude dog bites in their policy. A lawyer can read the policy and evaluate whether or not insurance will cover a dog bite in Kentucky.  There are …
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